Alexa Z. Chew

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law


  • J.D., Duke University (2005)
  • A.B., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (cum laude), Princeton University (2001)

Alexa Chew is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law. She joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2012. She teaches Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy and Foundations in U.S. Common Law. Before joining the faculty at UNC, Professor Chew taught Legal Research and Writing at Campbell University School of Law.

Professor Chew earned her A.B. with honors from Princeton University in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. She graduated from the Duke University School of Law, where she was a member of the Duke Law Journal and the Asian Law Students Association. Following law school, Professor Chew practiced corporate law in Boston at Bingham McCutchen LLP. She later returned to North Carolina as a law clerk for the Honorable Rick Elmore at the North Carolina Court of Appeals, where she served for six years.

Professor Chew is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Massachusetts.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

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